Following on from Leicester City’s league success, Bagnalls were asked to repaint all the internal concourse areas at the King Power stadium. The painting works were programmed over a period of eight weeks.
The painting works included redecorating walls, ceilings, toilet areas, steel beams, metal railings, and all woodwork. Our painters were given a target of eight weeks, which they achieved with a couple of days to spare! An average of six operatives worked on site, with a working foreman delivering the project daily and liaising with the club’s estates personnel.
All high-level work was tackled first so we had trained painters in scissor lifts painting the steelwork with Johnstone’s Smooth Metal Paint, which gave excellent coverage. Then the walls and ceilings were coated with Johnstone’s Vinyl Silk on the walls and Johnstone’s Vinyl Matt on the ceilings. Finally, the adjacent woodwork and metalwork were brought in with compatible Johnstone’s products.
The project was broken down into separate concourse areas. Each concourse area was completed prior to moving on to the next one. On match-days, the painting team had to completely de-mobilise the site, removing all access equipment and materials. In addition, all works had to be completed in time the previous day to ensure that all newly painted areas were completely dry before fans were allowed on the ground for kick-off.
Whilst our painters were on site there was another company of graffiti artists producing murals. Our site foreman coordinated the works with the artists to ensure that we prepared the areas they needed to produce their elaborate designs.
We hope our painters gave a match winning performance for the League Champions.